Cod Green Curry

Spice things up—a little or a lot; you decide!—with a traditional Thai-style green curry upgraded with the pride of the Atlantic, Canadian cod. The aroma alone will entice even your fussiest eaters. And just wait until they get a taste! Curry night will become a regular part of your dinnertime rotation.


  • 1 (450 g / 1 lb) cod loin
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) olive oil
  • ⅓ cup (78 ml) Thai green chili paste
  • 1 large shallot, minced
  • 2 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp (2 g) fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 small red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 can (398 ml) coconut milk
  • 1 cup (250 ml) seafood stock
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) fish sauce
  • ½ tsp (3 g) salt
  • 1 cup (80 g) Japanese eggplant, cut into ½-inch cubes
  • ¼ cup (40 g) snow peas
  • 4 cups (740 g) Jasmine rice, cooked
  • Garnishes:
  • Lime wedges
  • Thai chilis
  • Cilantro
  • Thai basil


  1. Cut cod loin into 1-inch chunks, pat dry, and set aside.
  2. Cook Jasmine rice according to package directions to yield 4 cups of cooked rice.
  3. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add chili paste, shallot, garlic, and ginger; cook for 1 minute. Add in red bell pepper slices and continue to cook for 2–3 minutes. Mix in coconut milk, stock, fish sauce and salt. Bring mixture to a simmer, add in eggplant, and allow to simmer for 6–7 minutes.
  4. Reduce heat to medium-low and gently stir in cod and snow peas. Let the fish poach for 4–5 minutes.
  5. Serve curry over Jasmine rice with lime, and Thai chilis, cilantro, and Thai basil to taste.
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Health Benefits of Atlantic Cod

  • Bone & Dental Health: Cod is a source of vitamin D and phosphorus, which are vital for the formation and maintenance of strong bones and teeth, and enhancng calcium and phosphorus absorption.
  • Brain & Metabolic Functions: As a good source of choline and B vitamins, cod may support early brain development, energy metabolism, and red blood cell formation. Choline, in particular, is essential for the production of acetylcholine, an important neurotransmitter for memory, mood, muscle control, and other brain and nervous system functions
  • Immunity & Antioxidant Benefits: As an excellent source of selenium and a source of zinc, cod may aid in muscle function, tissue formation, and bone development while boosting the immune system. As a source of Vitamin E, Cod also may offer antioxidant properties that protect the fat in body tissues.

(Health Benefits based on Scrod Cod (per 100g cooked))